UPSC Polity :State Government, Centre-State And Inter-State Relations

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Today’s Topic:State Government, Centre-State And Inter-State Relations

1. Uttarkhand came into existence on?

a) 1st November, 2000             b) 4th November, 2000           c) 7th November, 2000           d) 8th November, 2000

Ans      D

Explanation:    Uttarakhand was previously known as Uttranchal.]

2. State of Jharkhand was established on?

a) 15th November, 2000           b) 16th November, 2000

c) 17th November, 2000           d) 18th November, 2000

Ans      A

Explanation:    State of Jharkhand was established on 15th November, 2000 is the 28th State of India.]

3. Which article of the Constitution empowers the Parliament to legislature on any matter of the State List?

a) 115           b) 183           c) 221              d) 249

Ans      D

4. An Inter-State Council may be established by

a) Prime Minister           b) President           c) Parliament       d) The National Development Council

Ans      B

5. Which of the following declares India to be a federal state?

a) GolakNAth Case                     b) Bommai Case

c) Shankari Prasad Case             d) Minerva Mill Case

Ans      B

6. By which constitutional amendment, the appellation Rajpramukh was omitted—

a) 7th Amendment Act 1956               b) 4th Amendment Act 1955

c) 6th Amendment Act 1956                d) 10th Amendment Act 1961

Ans      A

7. The Council of Ministers in a State is collectively responsible to

a) Chief Minister                                         b) LokSabha

c) State Legislative Assembly                     d) Governor

Ans      C

8. Who appoints the Governor of a State?

a) The Prime Minister           b) The President

c) The Parliament                 d) The chief Justice of India

Ans      B

9. The term of the Governor is

a) 5 years           b) 6 yeares             c) 7 years        d) 10 years

Ans      A

10. Under which Constitutional Article, Union Government has the power to give direction to the State Government regarding any of the provisions of the Constitution—

a) Article 368           b) Article 362           c) Article 365             d) Article 367

Ans      C